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New Tyneside traffic system up to speed

New Tyneside traffic system up to speed

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Urban Traffic Management Control System (UTMC) is the first cross-boundary traffic management system in the UK and is now operational across Tyne and Wear. Its aim is to help reduce congestion, improve journey times and bring new levels of reliability on the road network. The UTMC is based at Newcastle University. It means that traffic management operations on behalf of the five Tyne and Wear districts has been amalgamated from one site, controlling lights, bus lanes, CCTV and vehicle flow across the region. This is the first time every the system has been co-ordinated and joined up in this manner

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